Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon

Transformers News: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 10:05PM CDT

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Michael Bay has revealed that it was Steven Spielberg who demanded Megan Fox be fired from Dark Of The Moon. This is according to a few UK websites including the Mirror.

They say that Spielberg was outraged after Fox compared Bay to Hitler on his sets. Michael Bay insists that he was not hurt by the comment. This news is being reported as coming from Bay himself.

He said: “You know the Hitler thing? Steven said: ‘Fire her right now.’”
Credit(s): Mirror
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Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243039)
Posted by Captziltoid on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:08pm CDT
haha!!! goodbye to ugly lady!!!
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243041)
Posted by SlyTF1 on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:09pm CDT
Good job Spielberg...good job.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243042)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:11pm CDT
I can actually compare myself to Bay at this moment. When someone calls me a name, I just try to shrug it off and go my way, but there's always that friend who wants revenge. ;) The one time I respect Bay... is the time he fired Megan Fox. Weird, huh? :lol:
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243044)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:12pm CDT
Captziltoid wrote:haha!!! goodbye to ugly lady!!!


You monster! :sad: 8-}
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243048)
Posted by Supreme Convoy on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:17pm CDT
Huh. I always assumed Spielberg is one of the nicest guys in Hollywood. So Spielberg wanting to fire Fox must've been extreme.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243050)
Posted by Galvatron X on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:20pm CDT
Hmm, she makes a comment about Hitler - and a guy named Steven SPIELBERG immediately fires her.

I'm shocked!
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243051)
Posted by SlyTF1 on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:21pm CDT
Galvatron X wrote:Hmm, she makes a comment about Hitler - and a guy named Steven SPIELBERG immediately fires her.

I'm shocked!


I GET IT! 8) I'm cool.

What if Spielberg is the reincarnation of Hitler! And wants to start a film holocaust in Hollywood!? No!!!
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243056)
Posted by Tyrannotaur on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:27pm CDT
Considering Spielberg is of Jewish faith I'd think that the Hitler comment probably offended him. I don't wanna bring religion into this and I respect Steven Spielberg, he is one of my favorite directors, and in no way speak for him. Megan Fox is hot and all but she needs to learn not to shoot her mouth off to the press. Especially when the Transformers movie series is her only real success (though I did like Jennifer's Body).
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243058)
Posted by originaldave77 on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:27pm CDT
That was the right call. She was very petulant and disrespectful of the production that brought her much fame and fortune. Sure the job can be grueling and difficult, but the payoff is enormous - don't bite the hand that feeds you.

Yes it was a joke, but ultimately an insensitive remark as well. The poor comparison (citing Hitler) would automatically inflame Spielberg no question. He obviously has much regard for WWII and history in general.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243059)
Posted by Optimum Supreme on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:28pm CDT
lol what a stupid reason. Not that I really care if she was in the movie or not.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243060)
Posted by Mindmaster on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:29pm CDT
SlyTF1 wrote:
Galvatron X wrote:Hmm, she makes a comment about Hitler - and a guy named Steven SPIELBERG immediately fires her.

I'm shocked!


I GET IT! 8) I'm cool.

What if Spielberg is the reincarnation of Hitler! And wants to start a film holocaust in Hollywood!? No!!!


-as Spielberg- They know too much! Now I need to hire hitmen! 8-} 8-} 8-}
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243064)
Posted by Captziltoid on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:33pm CDT
Mindmaster wrote:
Captziltoid wrote:haha!!! goodbye to ugly lady!!!


You monster! :sad: 8-}





well in the first movie i actually thought she was kinda ok. specially the part where she was looking at bbs engine and we could see her stomach. i like hard stomachs like that. but in the sec one she has fake lips and a couple other facial things that just make her look like the bride of frankenstien. plus rosie looks like a way better actress and just seems to have a little better attitude.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243065)
Posted by Noideaforaname on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:35pm CDT
[strike]There's a reason to include Spielberg into the Hall of Fame![/strike] :P

Regardless of race/religion, comparing somebody to Hitler is just despicable. Glad people can get fired over that.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243068)
Posted by leviebaby on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:37pm CDT
michael bay please stop making fake ascuses please i know and half you know he fired her because she wouldnt dress sexy its bs youll take bay side rrealy you can say bs about me but i wont see the movie not because no megan fox but it went down hill youll can hating fox but youll imature drunk punks who act like mature go gaga for bay but the truth is he wanted her dress sexy spillberg retire please
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243070)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:38pm CDT
well i was wrong about spielberg not doing anything on the movies other than putting his name on them, thanks to him the franchise is one step closer to being good. Still would have liked to see her fired cause they finally realized that shes a horrible actress and not as good looking as every one thinks but this works too. Thanks Steve, you've earned your place in the Transformers Hall of fame.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243072)
Posted by leviebaby on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:40pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:well i was wrong about spielberg not doing anything on the movies other than putting his name on them, thanks to him the franchise is one step closer to being good. Still would have liked to see her fired cause they finally realized that shes a horrible actress and not as good looking as every one thinks but this works too. Thanks Steve, you've earned your place in the Transformers Hall of fame.

realy realy wtf you smoke and drink et sucked
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243074)
Posted by leviebaby on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:42pm CDT
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243080)
Posted by Capt.Failure on June 19th, 2011 @ 10:55pm CDT
[quote]He said: “You know the Hitler thing? Steven said: ‘Fire her right now.’”[/quote]

As they say in some circles:

PWNED!!!

This should also put the antisemetic theories about RotF to rest. If Spielburg was willing to fire Fox over this then it's safe to assume that theory is totally baseless.
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243107)
Posted by ninjascythe79 on June 19th, 2011 @ 11:32pm CDT
the new girl isn't as hot.i know plenty of "ladies men" in this forum will disagree but that my opinion and most of the people who i've talked to (including my girlfriend).too bad but as we all know you can piss off your boss a little but you piss off your boss's boss and thats it.espescially on those taboo subjects such as religion.(speilberg is a jew but not just any jew the one who directed shindlers list)yeah she probably didn't give it a thought but that statement may have cost her career in hollywood.speilberg is one of the guys you don't piss off.and he's not the only powerful jew in hollywood either.so come to think of it what is her next project?there are a lot of hot girls in hollywood.let's hope she uses her real talents and starts adult films lol
Re: Michael Bay Reveals Why Megan Fox Was Fired From Dark Of The Moon (1243113)
Posted by Kibble on June 19th, 2011 @ 11:42pm CDT
While surely it was a poor choice to compare Bay to Hitler, I highly doubt there was any anti-semitism intended in the comment whatsoever. I'm sure she was just saying Bay is a dictator-like control freak on set. If this is true and that's the reason, it's pretty pathetic that Spielberg is that much of a sensitive, PC puss.

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